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Maximus the Confessor

Andrew Louth

Maximus the Confessor

Andrew Louth

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St. Maximus the Confessor, the greatest of the Byzantine theologians, lived through the most catastrophic period the Byzantine Empire was to experience before the Crusades. This book introduces the reader to the times and upheavals during which Maximus lived. It discusses his cosmic vision of humanity and the role of the church. The study makes available a large number of Maximus' theological treatises, many of them translated for the first time, which are accompanied by lucid and informed introductions. "Maximus the Confessor provides a much needed introduction to the theology of Maximus, as well as direct access to his profound but often difficult thought.

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About "Maximus the Confessor"

St. Maximus the Confessor, the greatest of the Byzantine theologians, lived through the most catastrophic period the Byzantine Empire was to experience before the Crusades. This book introduces the reader to the times and upheavals during which Maximus lived. It discusses his cosmic vision of humanity and the role of the church. The study makes available a large number of Maximus' theological treatises, many of them translated for the first time, which are accompanied by lucid and informed introductions. "Maximus the Confessor provides a much needed introduction to the theology of Maximus, as well as direct access to his profound but often difficult thought.
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Meet the Author

Andrew Louth

Dr Andrew Louth is Professor of Patristic and Byzantine Studies, University of Durham, and General Editor (with Gillian Clark) of Oxford Early Christian Studies. He is the author of Denys the Areopagite, St John Damascene tradition and originality in Byzantine theology, Greek east and Latin west the church AD 681-1071 and most recently Love.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 97437
  • Product Code 0415118468
  • EAN 9780415118460
  • Pages 244
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Jun 1996
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.317kg

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